Michelle holds a Master of Architecture Degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Kent State University in Ohio. She is a Registered Architect in Ontario (OAA) and the State of Washington. She is NCARB Certified and LEED Accredited. Her experience combines 18 years of professional practice in commercial, retail, residential and restaurant design together with 13 years of university level teaching in the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Canada. Currently, she is a Contract Lecturer in the Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson University and often advises thesis students in the Master of Architecture program.
Michelle’s contribution to simonjames is one of administrator, designer, researcher and builder.